Multilevel modelling and malaria: a new method for an old disease.

@article{Mauny2004MultilevelMA,
  title={Multilevel modelling and malaria: a new method for an old disease.},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric J Mauny and J. F. Viel and Pascal Handschumacher and Bertrand Sellin},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={1337-44}
}
BACKGROUND Malaria is influenced by a web of individual and ecological factors, i.e. factors relating to people and relating to environment. For a long time analysing these factors concurrently has raised statistical problems. Multilevel modelling provides a new attractive solution, which is still uncommon in tropical medicine. METHODS Using an actual data set of 3864 individuals from 38 villages of the Highland Madagascar, a two-level modelling process is presented. Individual malaria… CONTINUE READING

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